Boone Central FFA has state officer, 5 event winners and Star Finalist

Boone Central seniors receiving their State FFA Degrees at state convention were (front, l.-r.) Rachel Malander, Cody Maricle and Kalli Niemann; (back) Brittany Preister, Braden Benes, Dustin Andreasen, Kaitlyn Pelster, Carson Maricle, Gavin Dozler and Garrett Rasmussen. Not pictured is Emily Naber
During ceremonies Friday evening, April 8, at the Nebraska State FFA Convention, Boone Central High School senior Dustin Andreasen was named to the 2022-23 FFA State Officer team.
That was just one of the highlights for the Boone Central FFA Chapter during the three-day convention.
Boone Central also had five state event champions, a Star Finalist in Ag Production, and many other awards.
Event champions were William Karmann in Poultry Evaluation; Ava Frey in Agriscience Fair, Environmental and Natural Resources Systems, Division 5; Rachel Malander in Agriscience Fair, Plant Systems, Division 5; Whalen Rother and Brant Benes in Plant Systems, Division 6; and Cody Maricle, Proficiency Application in Grain Production.
Carson Maricle was recognized as a Star Finalist in Production. A total of 24 members statewide were named as Star Finalists in one of three areas – Production, Placement or Business. One winner was selected from each area for their outstanding Supervised Agricultural Experience.
Complete state results in the April 6 Albion News/Boone Co. Tribune, and Petersburg Press